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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Promoting peace or conciliation.
ETYMOLOGY:From Greek eirene (peace). Eirene/Irene was the Greek personification of peace.
USAGE:"Kate Neal's Hourly Scrutinising floated ecstatically, emphasising irenic calm and harmony."
Peter McCallum; A Beautiful Darwinian Experience; The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia); Nov 21, 2009.
Explore "irenic" in the Visual Thesaurus.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering. -Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher and writer (1821-1881)
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